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Gambia’s President loses General election , concedes defeat
​The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh is about to concede defeat, the electoral commission chairman has told the BBC. Mr...
How Conflict Diamonds from CAR Enter International Markets via Cameroon
Cameroon is allowing conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic to cross over its borders and into the legal...
Kenya’s Primary school leaving exams released, Marked improvement in student performance 
By Brian Muthuri Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Education, Fred Matiang’i has released the 2016 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education...
It is not everyday that a company enters a new market and finds that the people it thought were its competitors can actually be partners. This is the Market Uber the world’s largest taxi company has found in Uganda. Taxi owners see Uber as an Opportunity to increase the... Read more
Music streaming is growing rapidly globally and it’s the second most popular mobile phone feature in Sub-Saharan Africa The popular music of the new generation, known as ‘Bongo Flava’ has evolved from being seen as an art for ‘outlaws’-or rather;  that’s how the older generation viewed it about two... Read more
Uber and Sidian Bank  announced today that they have partnered to launch an innovative Uber Vehicle Solutions Programme that will give driver-partners and business investors convenient and affordable access to the quality vehicles they need to start or grow their Uber-based businesses. This comes shortly after Uber celebrated 1 million... Read more
The tech-savvy alternative to taxicabs, Uber, is trying to put down roots in Africa, but the U.S.-based company has had to adapt itself to African norms — as well as pushback from the traditional taxi industry. Uber first established itself in South Africa in 2013, and is now available... Read more
By 2025, jobs which were common place in 2015 will no longer exist. Students graduating in 2016, will have obsolete qualifications for which there will no longer be a profession by 2025. Front-line military personnel will be replaced with robots Private bankers and wealth managers will be replaced with... Read more
Infrastructure investment and challenges faced by Africa will take center stage during the Summit with energy being among them In the first event of its kind, an exciting one-day Summit will meet in Monaco to explore the next phase of data center and cloud development across the continent. Invest... Read more
Tanzania’s Transport and Communication minister Makame Mbarawa has issued a directive, warning government employees not to spend a lot of time on social media while at work saying the directive was aimed at boosting service delivery and getting workers to concentrate on their jobs. The minister has ordered his... Read more
Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd, which owns and operates 4G LTE mobile broadband networks in the 800MHz band in Nigeria, and in the 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands in Tanzania and Uganda, announced today that in all its operating markets customers would enjoy the benefits of two first-to-market services, namely SmileVoice... Read more
The international investors that have boosted more than 650 technology startups have thrown their weight behind their first East African company, Kenya’s Bamba Group. US accelerator TechStars believes Kenya’s Bamba Group could be the next AirBnB or Dropbox within the next five years. The experts will put Bamba through... Read more
Opera introduces Opera Max, a free VPN app that helps Android users in Africa manage and save data on streaming video, audio and photo-rich apps through both mobile and Wi-Fi connections. Opera Max is the best solution for new Netflix viewers across Africa as Opera Max saves data on... Read more